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Old 05-31-2015, 03:37 PM   #1
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Maxx air vent cover

Curious if anyone has any experience with a maxx air vent cover. I have a 2015 22fb sport. I just got a cover but the vent won't be able to open fully so I haven't installed it.
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Old 05-31-2015, 03:42 PM   #2
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Here's one thread on the topic:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f455...an-124223.html

And another:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f455...rs-132824.html

Good luck!
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Old 05-31-2015, 03:44 PM   #3
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Many here have. I have a MaxxAir on the rear and MaxxAir II on the front power vent. They work as advertised. Nice to have good ventilation even when it is raining.
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Old 05-31-2015, 03:45 PM   #4
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I put the plain 'ole White Maxxair covers over both our Fantastic fans. Yes, the fan cover won't open all the way (but operates fine on motor drive or manual) and yes I probably lost some airflow over the fancier covers designed for Ffans but they work fine as far as I'm concerned.

At like $39 a piece they work for me and they're not so huge looking on the roof.


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Old 05-31-2015, 03:57 PM   #5
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We use a Maxxair II vent cover in front and the narrower less louvered Maxxair vent between between our skylights on the rear vent.

We like the styling of the Maxxair II with our Airstream, and it probably allows more air flow than the standard cover. The Fantastic fan vents do not open entirely before stopped by the Maxxair covers, but very close. I doubt there is a detectable difference in airflow out the vent. Especially considering we never run the fans on a higher setting anyway because of the "whirring" fan noise disturbing peace and quiet.

Fully open in all kinds of storms we have not had any water come in through them, and that's why we have they are there. They also come in a variety of color shading which can block out some of the solar heat in hot weather and too much light over the bed for early morning sleeping.

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Old 05-31-2015, 04:00 PM   #6
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My question is would the fan/mate be better for fully opening since the AS comes with a fan-Tastic fan and they are made for them. I got a regular maxx air vent but with it not fully opening I'm wondering if it's worth the extra money
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You all have been a huge help. As I stated on my previous post I'm considering the maxx air fan mate. Has anyone had any experience with that?
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Have one over my bath vent. I love it, I can keep the vent open year round, on the road etc. etc. Doesn't seem to be a problem not being able to open the vent all the way.
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Have one over my bath vent. I love it, I can keep the vent open year round, on the road etc. etc. Doesn't seem to be a problem not being able to open the vent all the way.

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Many here have. I have a MaxxAir on the rear and MaxxAir II on the front power vent. They work as advertised. Nice to have good ventilation even when it is raining.
Same setup on my 23 foot Safari and they work well. I, yearly, get up on the roof and remove them for a good cleaning.
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So when you deploy the cover to go up and it stops before it reaches peak on auto motor up - what happens? Stupid question I know


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So when you deploy the cover to go up and it stops before it reaches peak on auto motor up - what happens? Stupid question I know


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Not stupid. I asked the same AFTER installing - now that's well, not smart.

What happens is the same thing that happens without the covers. They wind until they can't wind any further and stop winding (in either direction). It's exactly as if the covers aren't there.
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are you trying to install on a fantastic fan ? requires a special cover .
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